Flagstone: How To Jazz Up Your Landscape With Flagstone

Flagstone has many uses in the landscape. From striking walkways and patios as steps and flooring, to a fun fire pit or water feature, flagstone can jazz up the landscape. With so many types of … [Read more...]

Oleander Care: Tips For Growing Oleander Bushes and Trees

Oleander (Nerium oleander) is an ornamental shrub with attractive characteristics from flower to stems. The plant is an erect evergreen shrub with lovely flower clusters of pink flowers. Each flower … [Read more...]

Growing Clerodendrum: How To Care For The Bleeding Heart Vine

Plants grown for the spring market have changed over the past few years. We use to see just the usual foliage mix. Now, there isn't just foliage but color. Color is not limited to only hibiscus … [Read more...]

10 Tips For Making Landscape Mounds And Berms

Landscape mounds and berms are an easy and attractive way to add interest to your yard and landscape especially those with flat areas. Building a berm or mound isn’t as complicated as many would … [Read more...]

How To Use Epsom Salt For Stump Removal

Epsom Salt has many uses besides making baths more relaxing and healthy for your skin and body. Epsom salts are also used for growing sweeter tomatoes and helping roses have brighter blooms. It's a … [Read more...]

Painting A Concrete Patio With Spectacular Results

Not everyone has the coin to put down pavers on their patio. Sometimes painted concrete will do just fine to dress things up. Over at the thehandmadehome.net blog, Jamin and Ashley show how they … [Read more...]

What Is Xeriscape Landscaping?

What is Xeriscaping? The term comes from the Greek word "xeros", which means dry, and "scape",  a view or scene. In 1978, some say early 1980's, the term "Xeriscape landscaping" was coined by the … [Read more...]

7 Reasons To Install Landscape Garden Lighting

There are many good reasons to install landscape garden lighting in your garden. In this article, we will look at guiding your path, safety, enjoying the outdoors, beauty and even home value. Let's … [Read more...]

Growing Crepe Myrtle Trees: Caring Tips For Crepe Myrtle

Crepe Myrtle plant (Lagerstroemia indica) is a highly successful addition to any yard or garden in the southern United States (USDA zone 6 to 9). It is beautiful year-round with abundant showy … [Read more...]

Landscape Fabric: How to And Why Use It in Your Garden

Landscape fabric, also known as weed barrier fabric, weed control fabric or preen landscape fabric, is an all-purpose garden fabric used by many gardeners for weed prevention and erosion … [Read more...]